Last Sunday after the Epiphany

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Bulletin Date: February 15, 2015 5:00 am

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 Last Sunday after the Epiphany, Year B 

Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Rector: The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks

(BCP—Book of Common Prayer, H-Hymnal 1982; S Numbers are the service music found in the front of The Hymnal 1982; WLP-Wonder, Love and Praise)

LEVAS-Lift Every Voice and Sing II)

In the name of Christ, we welcome you to this Church. May those who sorrow find comfort; the weary, rest; the unhappy, joy; the troubled, peace; the stranger, friends; and to all the sense of God’s Presence in this holy place.

The Ringing of the Bell

Prelude                                                         Swing Low, Sweet Chariot                         St Peter’s Choir

Processional Hymn                                 Guide me, O thou great Jehovah                               H 690  

The Word of God

Opening Acclamation                                                                                                                         BCP 355 

Gloria                                                           O for a thousand tongues to sing                                  S 280
The Collect of the Day                                                                                                                             Insert 

Old Testament                                         2 Kings 2:1-12

Psalm                                                           Psalm 50:1-6                                                                   BCP 654

Epistle                                                         2 Corinthians 4:3-6

Sequence Hymn                                      O wondrous type!                                                              H 137

Gospel                                                          Mark 9:2-9                                                         

The Sermon                                                                                                    The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks 

The Nicene Creed                                                                                                                                 BCP 358 

The Prayers of the People                                                                                                                     Insert

Confession and Absolution                                                                                                              BCP 360 

The Peace                                                                                                                                                BCP 360 


Birthday and Anniversary Blessings                                                                        BCP 830 #51/431 

The Holy Communion

The Offertory                                            Just a Closer Walk with Thee                                       Choir

Eucharistic Prayer B                                                                                                                           BCP 367 

Sanctus                                                                                                                                                            S 125 

The Lord’s Prayer                                                                                                                                BCP 364 

The Breaking of the Bread                                                                                                               BCP 364 

Fraction Anthem                                       Jesus Lamb of God                                                           S 161

The Communion of the People of God

Communion Hymn                                  O Master, let me walk with thee                               H 660 

Post-Communion Prayer                                                                                                                BCP 365 

The Blessing                                              

Closing Hymn                                            Take up your cross                                                         H 675 

                                                                         (Sung to Truro) 




Welcome to St. Peter’s! Our hope is that you will find God’s love present with you in this place and that you will return here often.

Happy Birthday– McKenna Long (Feb. 15), Howard Muhly (Feb. 16)

Congratulations to Cheryl Young and Dennis Ryan who were married here at St Peter’s yesterday. The couple has given the flowers on the piano in memory of Charles Frederick Young and Grace Alice Clark Ryan.

Thanks to Johnny Davis, Roger Key along with Tommy Hicks for clearing along the river bank behind the Church. 

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, Tuesday, February 17th 5-6:30PM. This year, the ECM will be sponsoring the St Peter’s pancake supper.

February Food Distribution from 3:30PM to 5PM, Ash Wednesday. If you can help, please come to the Parish House at 2PM to assemble bags for the distribution-a great way to begin the season of Lent.

Ash Wednesday service– Wednesday, February 18th at 7PM.

On the Web–Daily Lenten Study beginning Feb. 18 – In a series of short daily videos, the Brothers of the Society of St John the Evangelist invite us to recapture time as a gift and discover how to experience the joy of the present moment. Signup for this program at

At St Peter’s, Noonday Prayer will take place at noon every Wednesday and Evening Prayer will take place at 7 PM every Wednesday during the season of Lent, beginning Wednesday, February 25th.

On Sunday mornings at 10AM during Lent we will be learning about and trying out various prayer disciplines. Next Sunday—Praying with the Prayer Book.

The Bishop will be with us on March 8. If God is calling you to be baptized, confirmed, or to rededicate yourself to God’s work, let Catherine know of your interest.

——————————————————————This Week ———————————————————————-

• Mon., Feb. 16, 4pm – Vestry

• Tues., Feb. 17, 5pm-6:30pm – Shrove Tuesday Pancake dinner

• Wed., Feb. 18, 10am – Ecumenical Bible Study

• Wed., Feb. 18, 1pm – ECW

• Wed., Feb. 18, 3:30-5pm – Village Harvest Distribution

• Wed., Feb. 18, 7pm – Ash Wednesday service

Sat., Feb. 21, 9am –Vestry Retreat  


St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

823 Water Street PO Box 399, Port Royal, VA 22535

Website: Parish Office: (804) 742-5908

The Vestry

Laura Carey, Johnny Davis, Becky Fisher, Elizabeth Heimbach, Roger Key, Fred Pannell

Clarence Kunstmann, Treasurer & Elizabeth Heimbach Registrar

Brad Volland – Music Director & Organist

The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks, Priest- in- Charge

(540) 809-7489, (540) 898-1586,

Christ Centered, Biblically Based, Spirit Filled, Caring

Prayer List

Jim Anderson, Dutchy and Dave Fannon, Virginia and Perry Bowen, Linda Upshaw, Crystal and Fred Pannell, Boyd and Barbara Wisdom, Myrtle Samuels, Peggy Roberts, John and Toni Fabisy, Brad Volland, Vivian McDonald, and we pray for the Gideons.

Linda Dodson, Brenda Brent (friend of Becky Fisher), Bernadine Nastasee (mother of Toni Faibisy), Mark Witt, Jose Gutierrez. Sue Lee, (friend of John Gilliland), Carol Whitcomb, (aunt of Becky Fisher), Lauri McGuire (sister of Charles McGuire), Mark Mallin (brother of Barbara Wisdom), Martie Sothoron Donavan, (family of the Segars) Towanda Simmons (daughter of Gladys Fortune), Grayson Kirby, Rhonda Hicks (friend and family of the Davis family), Mark Dobronski (friend of the Wicks), Mohan Machuga (grandson of Millie Muhly), Bill Upshaw, (family of Linda Upshaw), Leroy Fisher (grandfather of Chris Fisher), Allison Storm, (family of Johnny Davis), Susan Onderdonk, Bobbye Canaday, Dick Delbridge(friends of the Hicks),Matthew and Lola Delbridge (parents of Catherine Hicks) Betty Lontz, (friend of Brad Volland), Gloria Jewell, Charles and Yvonne Johnson (friends of the Pannell, Laura Carey), Peter Sorensen, Chuck Beckman, Carolyn & Elizabeth Nelson, Jan and Jeff Ward (friends of the Newmans), Carrie Griffith (mother of Marilyn Newman), Butch and Carolyn Delhagen, Bob and Diane Creel(relatives of the Newmans), David Watson (uncle of Ruth TenHoven), Bernie and Doyle (friends of Ruth TenHoven), Russell Smith, Daniel Smith (brothers of Susan Linne von Berg), Eudora Heath, Albert Barnett, Morris Samuels, Patricia Edwards (family of Andrea Pogue) and PCRJ prisoners.

Serving in the Armed Forces

Gordon Devine                 Christopher Feliciano                         David Locklerr            
Daniel Vanpike                 Joseph  George 
                                    Christopher R. DeHart  
Steven Lee                          Jonathan Wilkerson                            Jeremy Stoddard




Last Sunday after The Epiphany 

February 15, 2015, 11am  

Transfiguration - Fra Angelico 

“Transfiguration of Christ” – Fra Angelico, 1441

“After six days Jesus took Peter, James and John with him and led them up a high mountain, where they were all alone. There he was transfigured before them. His clothes became dazzling white, whiter than anyone in the world could bleach them." – Mark 9:2-3

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

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